On Wed, Oct 10, 2001 at 12:23:44PM +0000, Robert Sander wrote:
> I do not think this problem is XFS related, but as I got the kernel
> source from the XFS cvs, I just ask here:
> 2.4.11 compiles fine and runs, but when I try to create files that
> are larger than 2GB, I get SIGXFSZ, file system limit exceeded.
> ulimit -a shows unlimited, with 2.4.5 and XFS 1.0.1 it works.
> The problem is even stranger. When I do a dd if=/dev/sda of=/dev/sdb
> on two identical disks, I got the same signal. This shouldn't happen
> with block devices, should it?
> Anybody seen similar things?
I've seen such reports about 2.4.11-pre series as well.
Try looking at lkml archives - http://www.cs.helsinki.fi/linux/linux-kernel/
and asking there.
AFAIR there was no solution provided for that.
dd if=/dev/sda of=/dev/null works? huh ? :)
> Robert Sander
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